Daily Archives: September 25, 2008

Obama Girl, Jesse Ventura working to help Ralph Nader get in debates

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George Phillies: In Defense of Angela Keaton

Libertarian Party presidential candidate George Phillies writes:

At the last LNC meeting, the LNC passed a motion “It is the belief of this body that Angela Keaton should resign for having disclosed material in executive session.” which passed unanimously, Regional Representative Hawkridge abstaining.

The LNC then considered a motion: “The LNC shall suspend the membership on the LNC of Angela Keaton for breaching confidentiality in executive session as denoted in Article 8 Section 5 of Bylaws, in the event she does not apologize with 10 days and commit to never repeating the offense again”. The motion was then withdrawn, pending a report by Mary Ruwart on a conversation to be staged between her and Angela Keaton.

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Mississippi Court rules that Socialist candidate Brian Moore missed a deadline that was not on the books

Posted at Ballot Access News

On September 25, a U.S. District Court in Mississippi ruled against Brian Moore, in the lawsuit to place him on the ballot as the presidential nominee of the Natural Law Party. The issue was whether the state should have accepted his paperwork, which was submitted on the deadline [day] at 5:10 p.m.

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Louisiana appeals decision that put Bob Barr on the ballot

Posted at Ballot Access News

On September 25, Louisiana filed a notice of appeal with the 5th circuit, in the case over whether Bob Barr should be on the ballot. The issue is the deadline, and its relationship to the bad weather that closed the Secretary of State’s office during the first week in September.

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Alan Keyes to appear on Larry King Live tonight

Sometime between 9:30 PM and 10:00 PM EST, Alan Keyes will appear for about five minutes on Larry King Live. The show is on CNN. Keyes is running for president as a member of America’s Independent Party. Keyes will discuss the fact that he has debated both Obama and McCain.… Read more ...

Ralph Nader to appear on Real Time with Bill Maher this Friday; has op-ed in USA Today

Independent candidate for president Ralph Nader will appear on comedian Bill Maher‘s show Real Time this Friday. The show is on HBO, and airs at 11 PM EST.

Nader also had an op-ed in today’s USA Today. It can be read below:

Opposing View

By Ralph Nader

Two decades ago, the Republicrats hijacked our presidential debates from the League of Women Voters and replaced the stewards of the one public debate that is watched by tens of millions with a two-party citadel run by a couple of party cronies.

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Ralph Nader demands to be included in debates

Posted at VoteNader.org

Contact: (Washington) Toby Heaps, 202-471-5833, toby@votenader.org


For the economy’s sake, there is no choice but to end war and make peace.

On the eve of the first Presidential debate on foreign policy and in the midst of the biggest economic meltdown since 1929, Ralph Nader presents a simple solution for fixing the biggest hole in the taxpayer’s pocket and challenges McCain/Obama to debate him on it.… Read more ...

Independent and Constitution Party candidates for Congress participate in debate

A press release from John Murphy, the independent candidate for Congress in PA’s 16th:

GAP, PA – On Tuesday, September 23rd WGAL-TV held a roundtable discussion in Gap, Pennsylvania moderated by reporter Anne Shannon. The television station invited all of the candidates for House of Representatives in the 16th congressional district to participate.

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Sheehan, supporters to take their bills to Federal Reserve

Independent Congressional candidate Cindy Sheehan is calling on her supporters to join her outside the San Francisco Federal Reserve building to protest the impending financial industry bailout, and make some demands of their own. As announced in an email:

John McCain’s decided YESTERDAY to “stop campaigning” to work on the emergency $700 BILLION bailout of Corporations.

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Ron Paul: ‘The financial meltdown the economists of the Austrian School predicted has arrived’

A message from Ron Paul, who is on the ballot for President in Louisiana and Montana in November:

Dear Friends:

The financial meltdown the economists of the Austrian School predicted has arrived.

We are in this crisis because of an excess of artificially created credit at the hands of the Federal Reserve System.

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Ralph Nader on Democracy Now: ‘Why is there need for a bailout?’

This morning, independent presidential candidate Ralph Nader appeared on Democracy Now! with Amy Goodman. The interview was about the Wall Street bailout, and it can be viewed or read at democracynow.org. A portion of the interview can also be read below:

AMY GOODMAN: Today, the President is holding an emergency summit at the White House with both John McCain and Barack Obama, as well as top leaders for Congress.

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Ron Paul at 7% in Montana

A CNN-Time Opinion Research poll of likely voters shows John McCain at 49%, Barack Obama at 40%, and Constitution Party nominee Ron Paul at 7%.… Read more ...